Monday 17 December 1951

US date format: 12/17/1951, UK date format: 17/12/1951

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 17, 1951). The US president was Harry S. Truman (Democrat). Famous people born on this day include Bruno Racine and Pascal Commère. The African Queen, directed by John Huston, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1951 while The End Of The Affair by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Dinah Shore Show.
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Movies

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The African Queen

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Robert Morley, Peter Bull

Country: United States of America

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Bellissima

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Anna Magnani, Walter Chiari, Tina Apicella, Gastone Renzelli

Country: United States of America

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Double Dynamite

Directed by: Irving Cummings

Starring: Jane Russell, Groucho Marx, Frank Sinatra, Don McGuire

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Westward the Women

Directed by: William A. Wellman

Starring: Robert Taylor, Denise Darcel, Hope Emerson, John McIntire

Country: United States of America

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Decision Before Dawn

Directed by: Anatole Litvak

Starring: Richard Basehart, Gary Merrill, Oskar Werner, Hildegard Knef

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Dinah Shore Show

Starring: Dinah Shore, Gisele MacKenzie, Fred Waring

Country: United States of America

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Pet Shop

Directed by: Hope Perello

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Mr. District Attorney

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Hour of Decision

Directed by: C.M. Pennington-Richards

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Hallmark Hall of Fame

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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  • Dutch Communist Party members forbidden to be civil servants.

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Books

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The End Of The Affair

By: Graham Greene

"A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses a moment of experience from which to look ahead..." "This is a record of hate far more than of love," writes Maurice

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A Man Called Peter

By: Catherine Marshall

In the Preface to A Man Called Peter, Catherine Marshall tells of a dream she had after Peter Marshall's death: Peter was working in a rose garden and said playfully, "I

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The Greatest Book Ever Written

By: Fulton Oursler

Bible, Catholicism, Biblical Studies

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The Caine Mutiny

By: Herman Wouk

The Novel that Inspired the Now-Classic Film The Caine Mutiny and the Hit Broadway Play The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial Herman Wouk's boldly dramatic, brilliantly entertaining novel of life-and mutiny-on a Navy warship in the Pacific theater was immediately embraced, upon …

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